In Season Now: 6 Fern-Filled Wedding Bouquets


While ferns may conjure images of lush and verdant forests and jungles, we have a feeling they're the next big thing in the weddings world. The leafy, emerald-green beauties are a great accent to your bouquets and centerpieces, but they are also showy and stunning enough to take center stage and stand on their own. Ferns come in a ton of different varieties and looks, from the feathery and delicate maidenhair ferns to the whimsical, curlicue-shaped fiddlehead variety. And, best of all, they're available all-year-round, though they're especially great for late-summer, fall, and winter weddings. Check out our favorite ways to incorporate beautiful ferns into your wedding.

Bouquet of Ferns and White Flowers (above): This pretty emerald-and-cream bouquet combines a variety of lush ferns with ivory lisanthuses, garden roses, ranunculuses, and veronicas.

summery fern bouquet

Photo: Amy Merrick

Summery Fern Bouquet: This sweet arrangement would be perfect for an outdoor wedding. We love the combination of textured ferns with cheerful daisies, hydrangeas, and feverfew.

Green-and-White Bouquet: There is something so classic and pretty about simple shades of white and green. The emerald-green ferns add a touch of texture to balance out the creamy-white roses, lisanthuses, and pieris.

fern wedding bouquet

Photo: Studio 306

All-Greenery Bridal Bouquet: For a bold bride who wants anything but flowers in her bouquet, consider one filled with ferns, poppy pods, dianthus, fiddlehead ferns, celosia, and green hydrangeas like this newlywed's arrangement.

woodsy bridal bouquet

Photo: Meg Perotti

Woodsy Bridal Bouquet: The long, delicate ferns give this bouquet by Honey & Poppies and wonderful woodland feel that's perfect for autumn or winter.

fern bridal bouquet

Photo: Onelove Photo

Botanical Bridal Bouquet: This lush arrangement by florist JL Designs features delicate maidenhair ferns, bay leaf, pieris, double hellebores, anemones, veronicas, and astilbe and is tied with caramel-colored velvet ribbon.

Special thanks to Sean Nestlerode at Torchio Nursery in San Francisco for his help with our "In Season Now" flower series!

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